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Street Scene

Date:  date unknown

Description: View features a dirt street and a horse-drawn wagon. On the right is a brick building with signs, a lamppost, and a sign that says "LIVERY". In the far bac...

Photograph

Ice Storm

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: Winter scene of a Baraboo, Wisconsin, alley after an ice storm, possibly March 2, 1922. Utility poles are leaning and their wires sag under the weight of t...

Photograph

Depot and Yards

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: View down railroad tracks of a depot and yards in Ableman. The depot is in the background, among other industrial and commercial buildings.

Postcard

Oak Street

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View of Oak Street looking south.

Photograph

Jennie Rooney

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Jennie Rooney, performer and aerialist with the Ringling Brothers Circus, poses in a sequined costume and tights with a net butterfly in her hair.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: The photographer's wife, dressed in embroidered oriental jacket and plumed hat, stands holding a rose.

Map or Atlas

Map of Water Street

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Map showing buildings formerly used as Ringling Brothers Circus winter quarters along with adjoining buildings.

Date: 1908 

Description: Colorized postcard with an elevated view of the pumping station. On the left is a bridge over the river, and buildings on a strip of land between the river...

Photograph

Baraboo Campground

Date: 1925 

Description: Free public campground at Baraboo, one of 200 such facilities then made available to the traveling public by Wisconsin municipalities.

Photograph

Talus Slope

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: Talus Slope at Devil's Lake. Rocky shoreline with slope, pine trees, rock pile and formation.

Photograph

Alex Elliott

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A seated, head and shoulders portrait of a man with a full, gray beard moustache holding a pipe to his mouth. He is wearing a hat and a vest.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Group of Civilian Conservation Corps workers standing at a table saw. One man, probably a supervisor, wears a hat and tie.

Photograph

Canfield Hops House

Date:  

Description: Small house used for the storage of harvested hops.

Date: 1930 

Description: Row of cabins in Effinger Park. Each has a screened back porch. Picnic tables, sling-back chairs, and a parked car are under the trees on the lawn.

Date: 1963 ca.

Description: A trail leading into Parfrey's Glen in Devil's Lake State Park. Parfrey's Glen was Wisconsin's first State Natural Area in 1952.

Date: 1917-09-19 

Description: A large group of young men pose on the steps of the Sauk County Courthouse. They would leave that day for the newly constructed Camp Grant near Rockford, I...

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Chimney Rock

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A winter view of Chimney Rock at the Dells. There is snow on the ground and ice on the river.

Photograph

Beer Truck

Date: 1932 

Description: A Ford "sedan delivery" truck owned by Feinberg Distributing Co. of Baraboo is parked in front of the Philbrick Ford Garage at 207 Third Avenue. "Blatz Bee...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Portrait of Charles Franklin Gale, the father of novelist and playwright Zona Gale, reading a newspaper.

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